Resources for Job Hunters
CAREERS AND JOB SEARCHING
Click for books on individual career choices (engineers, nature lovers, history majors, etc.) and for books on job search strategies.
RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS
Click for books that offer help in creating effective and contemporary resumes and cover letters.
Click for books with advice on what to expect, how to prepare, and how to make a good impression at the all-important job interview.
Massachusetts Office of Labor and Workforce Development
This Massachusetts web site has links to online job banks, training opportunities, and local Massachusetts Job Centers that offer guidance and assistance to job hunters.
Quick Job Search
This blog is a frequently updated guide to the best job-search web sites in a variety of categories including job banks, temporary jobs, federal jobs, employment for teens, employment for older workers, health care jobs, interviewing skills and much more.
Employment Resources from the Kirstein Business Branch
A core list of web sites that provide job postings, training opportunities, and information on occupations and salaries.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Testing and Education Reference Center
Value Line Research Center
Click HERE to visit our Databases page
for descriptions and access.
The Library offers free workshops throughout the year on basic computer skills. Job hunters can learn how to create, save and print simple documents with Microsoft Word, and how to attach a resume to an e-mail or paste one into an online application form. Check the Events calendar or call the reference desk (978-929-6543) for dates and details.
The Career Center of Lowell, a part of the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center system, hosts daily career planning and job search workshops. The Workshop Calendar can be found HERE.